The term daddy’s little girl was not coined for nothing. After all, father’s tend to have a really soft spot for their daughters at different phases of their lives, and women too tend to usually have a warm fuzzy affectionate to the first most important men in their lives.
We have gotten excepts from a book where a couple of high profile daughters talk about how their famous daddies have inspired them and their lives.
founder, Josmo Furniture Studio "My father believes that there are no obstacles in life, only minor setbacks along the way to get where you want to go. He is a problem solver. I find this attitude of his a smart way of operating. I face new challenges at work every day. This philosophy helps me champion each day ensuring that I am not straddled with a defeatist attitude."
founder & ED, ISDI "The smartest thing about my father is his astute sense of foresight, being able to anticipate and plan ahead effortlessly. Even at home, he has always believed in encouraging me and my sisters to pursue our passion and grow into serious business women. Like he always says — Be bold and go for gold."
whole time director, Kirloskar Systems "My father is an encyclopedia. He is the walking, talking, breathing internet. He has such deep knowledge of subjects like art and history, despite never having studied it. As a family, we go on these academic holidays and invariably have teachers, professors or researchers as guides. But my dad will always have some value addition to make. His motto of 'never stop learning' is to thank for his constant thirst ..
Priti Gupta MD, Anand Rathi Shares and Stock Brokers
"My father is a smart manager of time. I find work-life balance a term that is loosely used. But there is a method to his time management. He knows how to give his work, his relationships, whether family, friends or colleagues, even his philanthropic ventures the required attention. Till date, I don't think I've seen an instance where someone has reached out to him and not managed to get a reply the same day .. “
MD, Wockhardt Hospitals "The smartest thing about my dad is his ability to spot opportunities where there seem to be none. And once he decides the idea or the opportunity is worthwhile he galvanises the energy and resources to put it into an execution mode very fast. His knowledge and experience fuels his creativity instead of being a hindrance to it. And that's what keeps him relatable and his thinking always relevant. “
- Photo Credit - Rafique Sayed, Sheetal Mallar, Sudhir Ramchandran, Amit Pasricha- Pictures sourced from Timeless Portraits of Love, a coffee table book by Khushii